After President Joe Biden released his FY2022 budget proposal, which includes historic investments in public education, boosting opportunities for America’s students and strengthening middle class families, National Education Association President Becky Pringle released the following statement.
The National Education Association today applauds the Federal Communications Commission for launching the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program, a $7.17 billion effort to help schools across our nation to provide students with the internet and the technology needed to participate in virtual learning.
Becky Pringle: We congratulate Juliana for nurturing a love of learning
Safe and Just Schools in 2020 and Beyond
NEA is here to ensure we rebuild schools with an emphasis on equity, return to the classroom safely, protect the most vulnerable students, and help educators navigate their rights and responsibilities amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
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professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of
public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of
education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has
affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities
across the United States.